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Julian Wilkins appointed chair of CANTO

Julian Wilkins, the head of telecommunications public policy at Digicel Group, was appointed as chairman of the Caribbean Association of National Telecommunications Organisations (CANTO) on Tuesday.

Wilkins is a veteran of the telecoms market, having worked with British Telecom for 18 years as an engineer before returning home to Antigua & Barbuda in 1994.

He then worked with Antigua's Public Utilities Authority as an operations engineer, and joined CANTO's board in that capacity in 1998.

Wilkins joined Digicel in 2006 as head of operations and maintenance in the telecoms' Trinidad market. He was transferred to Digicel Group in 2008, the telecoms said.

He was educated in the United Kingdom and holds a MBA from the Henley Business School.

JMMB reshuffles, hangs on to Imani

Senator Imani Duncan-Price, who gave up her job as group marketing manager at Jamaica Money Market Brokers Limited after her Senate appointment, has been retained by the company as a strategist.

JMMB said in a market filing last week that subsequent to its 2012 advisory, "based on her extensive experience in strategy development and knowledge of the brand, the company has found it fit for [Duncan-Price] to serve in the capacity of group chief strategy officer".

At the same time, the Duncan family-controlled financial firm also disclosed a round of other management appointments since September 2014.

Sheron Gilzene was appointed general manager of JMMB Insurance Brokers, effective September 1, while the previous head, Cecile Cooper, was transferred as Jamaica country head for the culture and human development team.

Sharon Gibson is now general manager of JMMB Money Transfer Limited - formerly Capital & Credit Remittance Limited - since October 6.

JMMB also announced that Group Operations Manager Margaret McPherson has resigned, effective January 31.

Changes at Scotia

Bevan Callam, who was acting as senior vice-president in charge of credit risk management at Scotia Group Jamaica Limited, demitted office of December 31, the banking group said in a market filing.

And, Marcel Scroder, a director of wealth subsidiary, Scotia Investments Jamaica Limited, gave up his seat on the board on January 21, 2015.